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Manual install of a package
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    Question Manual install of a package

    Still relatively new to much of Linux, I need to know how to install a downloaded package. The package came as a tar.gz, which I have unpacked and it's all now sitting in a folder. What are the steps I now have to take please ?? (I have had several different packages which have automatically installed themselves, but this did not happen this time.)

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    TAR files install in different ways depending on how the author intended the software to be used. Try this link on installing Linux Software.

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